This matches the results of a national survey of 14,000 people by condom-maker Sagami, which found that 55 percent of married couples considered their relationship sexless.
By comparison, the women surveyed in other parts of the world cited lack of sex as the reason for an affair only 40 percent of the time.
In the last year headlines about how celibacy is trending in Japan have gained attention around the world: “No sex please, we’re Japanese,” reports the BBC. This is a country where an estimated two trillion yen (.3 billion) are spent each year on the legal sex industry.
And now it looks like the land of the rising sun is also the land of rising adultery.
It seems that Japanese people also don’t feel much guilt about their affairs: 8 percent of women and 19 percent of men throughout the world said in the survey that they felt bad about their adultery.
“And to her, in what is becoming a more equitable society, that seems like BS,” he told The Daily Beast.
“She doesn’t want a life of celibacy—that’s not how she’s engineered either.”First of all, Japanese women lead the world in their rush to have affairs, and, yes, 55 percent of Japanese women have an affair because they’re not having enough sex with their husband.